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Old 11th April 2010, 23:59   #1
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Default Need HELP with my 74 Buick Lesabre

I am getting my 74 Buick LeSabre 5.7L restored.

The mechanic needs a diagram for hooking up the vacuum lines without which the car wont move. Does anyone have the wiring diagram or a repair manual for these engines?

Also does anyone know where I can get a petrol tank fabricated in Mumbai, it is leaking from 4 points and apparently is beyond salvage.

Thanks for your help in advance!!!
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Old 12th April 2010, 11:49   #2
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I think I know this car isn't it the one sitting on huge stone/wood blocks. She is metalic gold green color was the most intact one I saw and is untouched for decades sitting on huge blocks typical setup for a car to put on blocks as per road tax dictum?

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Old 14th April 2010, 23:36   #3
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Ya thats the one, this was at cuffe parade. I bought the car a year ago.

143 views and only one reply? I really need help with this!!
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Wow great been seeing her like for the past 2 decades though owner was hanging on to her for sentimental value - the way she was kept - because of which i never walked in and asked. How did you come by you?

I can put you onto some one who could help you with this 9820147755 Nikhil
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Hi Satan,

I am wondering why you are surprised at the poor response.
As I had told, you should try to locate this is America, or on the net. Here there are hardly any folks who know about this. It seems that the first mechanic who touched the car was a nice guy, quite knowledgeable to an extend but what he did not understand he simply removed. And that is where you are stuck.
Also, these cars of the 1970's came in few numbers, many went on to become private taxi's and then destroyed in the movies. So there is not much experience around to handle this.
You have to get the manual, try to get it on the net or from America, do not wasted time. And if Cannonball helps, nothing like it, but you must persue all avenues.

Wishing you the best, and quick success.
Cheers harit
Now a second response

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Old 16th April 2010, 14:38   #6
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These books maybe of interest to you if you havent found anything yet.

1) 55-75 Buick Shop Service Repair Manual by Glenn's for All models (65_BuickGlenns)
2) 74 Shop Service Repair Manual by Buick covering all 1974 Buick manuals including Century Regal LeSabre Electra 225 Riviera Apollo Le Sabre and more... (74_BuickChass)
3) 65-75 Parts & illustrations manual by Buick (70_7909)

I found it on this site where you can buy the above manuals.
Books4Cars.com - Every Repair Manual, Service Manual, Owners Manual and Book for your Car, Truck and Motorcycle

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